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Mr Shaha's Marvellous Machines: adventures in making round the kitchen table
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Mr Shaha's Marvellous Machines: adventures in making round the kitchen table (Hardback)

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Synopsis

Transform and recycle household objects into your very own home-made toys and machines!





Learn about the centre of gravity by making a balancing bird, create a toroidal vortex with a smoke-ring machine, and turn a spoon into an electromagnet. Chances are you won't need to buy the materials required for these machines because they're all in your house right now. Every child can be an engineer with the help of Mr Shaha and his marvellous machines.





Written by a science teacher and dad, Mr Shaha's Marvellous Machines is the highly anticipated sequel to Mr Shaha's Recipes for Wonder. This book gives clear, step-by-step instructions for over 15 projects. Whether you're a master engineer or a total beginner, it will spark inspiration for fun activities to engage young people in the marvels of machinery.

Alom Shaha was born in Bangladesh but grew up in London. A parent, teacher, science writer, and filmmaker, he has spent most of his professional life trying to share his passion for science and education with the public. Alom has produced, directed, and appeared in a number of television programmes for broadcasters such as the BBC, and has received fellowships from the National Endowment for Science, Technology, and the Arts (NESTA) and the Nuffield Foundation. He has represented his community as an elected politician and volunteered at a range of charitable organisations. He teaches at a comprehensive school in London and writes for a number of print and online publications, including The Guardian. Emily Robertson creates her delicately organic illustrations with watercolour and ink. She has worked as an illustrator since graduating from the Glasgow School Of Art in 2006. Her clients include Anthropologie, The Guardian, and Conde Nast.

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